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What are the best IDE for Python?

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    Bruce Hudson
    Written on May 25, 2017
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    1. #1
      PyCharm
      Software

      Windows, Mac

      $8.9 - Month. Varies by plan. Free trial available

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      Matthew Morris
      Written on January 16, 2017
      "Writing Python without an IDE can become unmanageable, at some point you will look for an IDE to control the flow of your programming and to group projects together. When you do, take a look at PyCharm, it provides intuitive color coding, and smart code navigation to help move around classes and files with ease as you program."
      MM
      Matthew Morris
      Written on January 16, 2017
      "Writing Python without an IDE can become unmanageable, at some point you will look for an IDE to control the flow of your programming and to group projects together. When you do, take a look at PyCharm, it provides intuitive color coding, and smart code navigation to help move around classes and files with ease as you program."
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      Rachel Stanley
      Written on September 21, 2017
      "I really like this software. It does everything I need it to. The only issue I have is that the free trial doesn't last longer. This is a program that takes a while to learn, so the free trial period should reflect that."
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      Gregorio Alarcón
      Written on March 3, 2017
      "I'm not that familiar with Py. It's something I've wanted to learn more about. This is definitely still relatively new to me though."
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      Carl Ferguson
      Written on February 27, 2017
      "So glad I found this website for my IDE needs. Simply join PyCharm and have all of your Python needs taken care of in one place, trust me! Go!"
    2. #2
      Komodo IDE
      Software

      Windows

      Free - Free Trial No Card

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      Matthew Sullivan
      Written on September 21, 2017
      "Komodo IDE is a great program for creating quality code with all the popular formats such as Python, CSS, JS, and others. While the program purports to be easy to use, don't let that fool you. You still need a decent working knowledge of things or you'll be completely lost. Definitely not something for the beginner!"
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      Matthew Sullivan
      Written on September 21, 2017
      "Komodo IDE is a great program for creating quality code with all the popular formats such as Python, CSS, JS, and others. While the program purports to be easy to use, don't let that fool you. You still need a decent working knowledge of things or you'll be completely lost. Definitely not something for the beginner!"
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      José Guadalupe Macías
      Written on January 28, 2017
      "It's komodo. What else do you want? Only the best IDE out there. It's worth every penny you spend on it. Highly recommend it. So many features to complement on. The best part probably is the fact that a bunch of coders can edit the same file over network. It's like watching homework do itself."
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      Charles Foster
      Written on February 5, 2017
      "This seems like a very good program for Python. From the outside it seems like a very good and usable program, and it also has a decent trial, allowing you to give it a test. ActiveState is a coding company that I know is very good and reliable as well."
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      Tejas Singh
      Written on February 8, 2017
      "From the website- "Komodo is a full featured Python IDE that supports major web technologies including HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, Flask, Django and many more." Link is easy to navigate, and Komodo seems to be the reigning champ for IDE needs."
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      Christian Sims
      Written on January 7, 2017
      "I needed help coding in a shorter amount of time. I used this program to increase my speed and make it a much more effective use of my time."
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      Christopher Berry
      Written on January 30, 2017
      "It a very professional site to support your web site, I suggest to use this , because it gives the best solutions"
    3. #3
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      Bobby Simmons
      Written on September 21, 2017
      "Eric Python IDE is powerful, but not all that user-friendly or well-supported. If you don't know exactly what you are doing, you won't get the most out of it. It can be difficult to install, and, as I mentioned, you basically rely on community support for figuring out what the issue is when things go awry. It might be good if you like to tinker, but if you quickly get overwhelmed by problems, it might be too frustrating for you."
      BS
      Bobby Simmons
      Written on September 21, 2017
      "Eric Python IDE is powerful, but not all that user-friendly or well-supported. If you don't know exactly what you are doing, you won't get the most out of it. It can be difficult to install, and, as I mentioned, you basically rely on community support for figuring out what the issue is when things go awry. It might be good if you like to tinker, but if you quickly get overwhelmed by problems, it might be too frustrating for you."
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      Sean Liang
      Written on January 19, 2017
      "I have 3 different development kits for python but none of them meet my needs. Luckily, I found the Eric Python IDE. It has an unlimited number of editors, integrated cooperation functions, and an integrated web browser. Most importantly for my needs, it has integrated version control interface for Mercurial and Subversion repositories as core plug-ins. It also has a spell checker! Wow!"
      JH
      Joseph Hayes
      Written on April 8, 2017
      "Eric Python IDE helped me to figure out how to get IDE for Python to work for my organization. It was easy to use and helped integrate many features that I was having trouble figuring out. The set up was very easy and we are very happy with it."
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      Michael Austin
      Written on January 13, 2017
      "IDE for Python is an editor for using various codes in the Python language. There are tutorials, documentation, links and more available for resources."

    WHAT'S THE MEANING?

    An integrated development environment, or IDE, is a software that compiles the necessary tools used by developers for writing and testing software. IDEs usually have a code editor, compiler, interpreter, and a debugger, which are all accessible through a single graphical user interface. The first IDE was a part of the Dartmouth Time Sharing System and was command-based, unlike the current versions of IDEs where developers see menu-type of capabilities and options. IDEs like IntelliJ IDEA and Visual Studio Code are not coding software but are tools to help developers manage their work.

    DID YOU KNOW?

    Did you know that Python, the general-purpose programming language, was named after a 1970s British surreal comedy group? Guido Van Rossum said in a tutorial that the language he invented was named after Monty Python, the British comedy group that first aired on BBC. He also said that references to Python's skits are encouraged when using the language like he did when he used the words "spam and eggs" in the program instead of the more accepted terms "foo and bar". Python is the fourth most highly rated programming language according to the TIOBE index as of June, since it has a 5.76% rating, just three percent below third-placer C++, but it is far away from C (14.94%) and Java (15.37%). 


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      Tyler Guerrero
      Written on February 13, 2017
      "Sublime text split screen editing and instant project switch really let me manage my workflow in a hurry. The when I really needed to focus distraction free mode was there for me and made zeroing in a snap."
      TG
      Tyler Guerrero
      Written on February 13, 2017
      "Sublime text split screen editing and instant project switch really let me manage my workflow in a hurry. The when I really needed to focus distraction free mode was there for me and made zeroing in a snap."
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      Charles Campbell
      Written on March 19, 2017
      "This was a great for helping me code. The interface is great, and it is easy to use. Different modes are great, and I would really suggest using this product."
      DP
      David Perkins
      Written on March 30, 2017
      "Sublime Text 3 was super helpful in writing my code. It was able to offer utility that the others could not offer."
    2. #5
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      John Schmidt
      Written on January 30, 2017
      "It's very simple, and gets the job done. If you need to do something complex, it has the power to assist you with it as well. It's nice that even though it's an old software, it's still being developed and improved. It's trustworthy as well, since it's been around for such a long time."
      JS
      John Schmidt
      Written on January 30, 2017
      "It's very simple, and gets the job done. If you need to do something complex, it has the power to assist you with it as well. It's nice that even though it's an old software, it's still being developed and improved. It's trustworthy as well, since it's been around for such a long time."
      RD
      Richard Delgado
      Written on March 29, 2017
      "I really like Vim a lot as it just works the way I want it to work. I have personally tried different tools but I found very comfortable with the Vim as it is a highly configurable text editor built to make creating and changing any kind of text very efficient especially it works wonders with the Python."
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      Liu Gao
      Written on February 1, 2017
      "I had been looking for a good IDE for Python and came upon Vim text editor. Vim was a great way for me to create and change any kind of text in an efficient way. My favorite features were its extensive plugin system and support for hundreds of programming languages and file formats."
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      Jeffrey Ruiz
      Written on February 24, 2017
      "it is a very useful app to solve the problem of IDE for python i used it to integrate a debugging console directly in the layout of graphical user interface.it is really accurate and quick and solved the problem effeciently"
      JR
      Jeffrey Ruiz
      Written on February 24, 2017
      "it is a very useful app to solve the problem of IDE for python i used it to integrate a debugging console directly in the layout of graphical user interface.it is really accurate and quick and solved the problem effeciently"
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      Howard Green
      Written on September 21, 2017
      "Spyder is a complicated piece of software that is hard to find out. If you are looking for an IDE for Python, I would look elsewhere as Spyder Phyton gave me a headache just trying to get it to work."
      CP
      Christian Peterson
      Written on March 12, 2017
      "A wonderfully helpful tool that really makes the process easier. The environment has advanced editing, interactive testing, debugging and many other features that I liked."
      TJ
      Thomas Jensen
      Written on March 24, 2017
      "A nice IDE for debugging Python. Spyder is a helpful tool for python developers."
    4. #7
      KH
      Kyle Harvey
      Written on March 23, 2017
      "I am loving this IDE. It's an awesome tool to really boost my coding experience. I'm new to IDE's but now I see why everyone is using them. I love the ease of use and the comparability to commercial IDE is amazing. I love that I can use it for free and not have to pay for it."
      KH
      Kyle Harvey
      Written on March 23, 2017
      "I am loving this IDE. It's an awesome tool to really boost my coding experience. I'm new to IDE's but now I see why everyone is using them. I love the ease of use and the comparability to commercial IDE is amazing. I love that I can use it for free and not have to pay for it."
      RJ
      Rakesh Jindal
      Written on January 19, 2017
      "If you haven't decided on a IDE for Python yet Ninja is a slick option with lots of customization. It has everything that you need for a great dev environment all while looking great."
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      William Lopez
      Written on April 8, 2017
      "I am not very good at programming but I use this package to upgrade my knowledge on this programming language. I think it is useful not only for beginners, it is a handful tool."
      CW
      Crystal Williamson
      Written on September 21, 2017
      "A lot of content to go through. While small, the language may be a turnoff for more professional companies."
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      Ryan Lynch
      Written on March 26, 2017
      "I have come to find out that I am in a little over my head when it comes to programming language, development and/or applications of this general nature. The solution presented in this problem may be perfect for some but for me it just emphasized that I am moving ahead to quickly. The Pydev with Eclipse is offered as plugin, as I understand it, if one meets the requirements. I do not meet the requirements by a long shot. Thus, I will continue to build on my wealth of knowledge and when I reach this level I will resort back to this resource."
      RL
      Ryan Lynch
      Written on March 26, 2017
      "I have come to find out that I am in a little over my head when it comes to programming language, development and/or applications of this general nature. The solution presented in this problem may be perfect for some but for me it just emphasized that I am moving ahead to quickly. The Pydev with Eclipse is offered as plugin, as I understand it, if one meets the requirements. I do not meet the requirements by a long shot. Thus, I will continue to build on my wealth of knowledge and when I reach this level I will resort back to this resource."
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      Vibhore Singh
      Written on March 22, 2017
      "Python is one of the more robust and efficient languages being used today. It's easy to see why it has become so popular. Pydev is a great tool for coding in python"
      SJ
      Steven Jimenez
      Written on February 22, 2017
      "Pydev with Eclipse is what you need if you're trying to learn IDE for Python. It's easy to understand and you'll learn quick."
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      Matthew Patterson
      Written on September 26, 2017
      "I don't use Python scripts a whole lot but I was experimenting with IDEs recently when I found Atom. Atom worked great for me and was able to easily make the entire process very quick and simple. I very much enjoyed using it and would continue to use it in the future as much as I can."
      MP
      Matthew Patterson
      Written on September 26, 2017
      "I don't use Python scripts a whole lot but I was experimenting with IDEs recently when I found Atom. Atom worked great for me and was able to easily make the entire process very quick and simple. I very much enjoyed using it and would continue to use it in the future as much as I can."
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      Irene Villa
      Written on April 24, 2017
      "The thing here is I'm not really sure if this is for Python or not as there is nothing about it on the site. I think it's a good site for what is being looked for in general but it may not be compatable."
      BS
      Bruce Stevens
      Written on November 2, 2017
      "I gave Atom a try after seeing it mentioned on a few forums. While it is certainly a text editor its just not the one for me. It felt clunky to use and the interface just seems all wrong."
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      Deborah Sandoval
      Written on May 20, 2017
      "Need help with your IDE? Try Atom which works well."
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      Juan Snyder
      Written on November 4, 2017
      "Spacemacs is a decent resource. The problem is that, since it's community driven, it really lacks organization. It's difficult to find the information you want."
      JS
      Juan Snyder
      Written on November 4, 2017
      "Spacemacs is a decent resource. The problem is that, since it's community driven, it really lacks organization. It's difficult to find the information you want."
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      Doris Vasquez
      Written on February 5, 2017
      "Spacemacs is great to use in IDE for Python. It comes with tons pf packages that are ready to use. It's really clean and simple to use."
      CC
      Christine Contreras
      Written on September 28, 2017
      "Good solution for me, it is a great little program that gives me a beautiful workspace. It's downloadable so you can access it easily."
      DR
      Daniel Ruiz
      Written on April 30, 2017
      "Spacemacs can edit text in a unique way. Its fairly experimental so I would not recommend it for beginners."
    8. #11
      Visual Studio
      Software

      Windows

      Free - varies by plan

      FJ
      Frank Jones
      Written on October 24, 2017
      "Visual Studio from Microsoft is a powerful, free, and open-source IDE for Python. It's available for Mac too, which is great. I do feel that I need more training and a guide to the application to make the best use of it. Overall, though, I'd say this is my favorite of the IDEs for Python I've seen."
      FJ
      Frank Jones
      Written on October 24, 2017
      "Visual Studio from Microsoft is a powerful, free, and open-source IDE for Python. It's available for Mac too, which is great. I do feel that I need more training and a guide to the application to make the best use of it. Overall, though, I'd say this is my favorite of the IDEs for Python I've seen."
      OV
      Olivia Vasquez
      Written on May 17, 2017
      "The best way to build apps with plenty of features for any environment you want. Works with IOS, Windows, Android and even the cloud."
      AX
      Angela Xu
      Written on June 21, 2017
      "I was having an issue with IDE for Python. I got Visual Studio and my problem was solved."
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      WX
      Will Xu
      Written on September 28, 2017
      "Codenvy is an IDE built for teams working on projects together or one person working on a project with multiple computers. The cloud based system keeps your entire project together in one place accessible by any computer, allowing you to work easily no matter where you are."
      WX
      Will Xu
      Written on September 28, 2017
      "Codenvy is an IDE built for teams working on projects together or one person working on a project with multiple computers. The cloud based system keeps your entire project together in one place accessible by any computer, allowing you to work easily no matter where you are."
      JL
      Jean Larson
      Written on June 5, 2017
      "Sometimes the applications that we are forced to use at work are tedious. Although getting through corporate firewalls makes this a little sketchy."
      BM
      Betty Murray
      Written on April 2, 2017
      "This had a of tone of great resources when i was working on a webpage. I was able to work with others to collaborate in an easy way."
      JH
      Janice Henry
      Written on November 5, 2017
      "Code envy is not the best IDE for Python, you could go with better IDES that are more dynamic and easier to use."
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      Gregory McCoy
      Written on November 3, 2017
      "This is a little complicated for people just getting into python development"
      GM
      Gregory McCoy
      Written on November 3, 2017
      "This is a little complicated for people just getting into python development"
      PP
      Philip Palmer
      Written on March 1, 2017
      "I was looking for an Integrated Development Environment for my work in Python. Of all the IDE platforms I looked at, I found Kdevelop with kdev-python plugin to be the most flexible, powerful and easy to use."
      DR
      Daniel Ryan
      Written on June 26, 2017
      "Kdevelop with dev is great for learning Python. Comes with advanced editor as well. Very easy to use."
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      Ethan Scott
      Written on January 17, 2017
      "In much the same way that a programmer works with writing code, Geany's user interface is a good environment for creating text and organizing paragraphs. Geany gives me all the functions available in a full-fledged word processor without the unnecessary features and complexity that sometimes get in the way of note-taking and creative writing."
      ES
      Ethan Scott
      Written on January 17, 2017
      "In much the same way that a programmer works with writing code, Geany's user interface is a good environment for creating text and organizing paragraphs. Geany gives me all the functions available in a full-fledged word processor without the unnecessary features and complexity that sometimes get in the way of note-taking and creative writing."
      TD
      Tammy Dean
      Written on July 1, 2017
      "Geany is pretty simple, as far as IDEs go, but it technically falls in line with what I was looking for. I may keep looking for something with more features to it, though."
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      Sara Arias
      Written on April 22, 2017
      "Thonny is a beginners user guide. This makes it easy and simple to follow. I particularly likes the animation. This gets my mind off the fact that I am learning something and allows me to have fun while using."
      SA
      Sara Arias
      Written on April 22, 2017
      "Thonny is a beginners user guide. This makes it easy and simple to follow. I particularly likes the animation. This gets my mind off the fact that I am learning something and allows me to have fun while using."
      ED
      Eric Davidson
      Written on September 28, 2017
      "Everyone says that programming is the key to getting a good job, so I decided to download Thonny, as well as other things, to learn. Its still difficult for me, but this sure is helping me."
      BM
      Bruce McDonald
      Written on October 28, 2017
      "I did not find Thonny to be a good solution to the problem of finding the best IDE for Python. The program was very glitchy and not that good for me to use."
      MH
      Maria Harrison
      Written on January 7, 2017
      "Thonny is for beginners on IDE for Python. It's a really helpful source and is simple to use."

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    Best IDE for Python
    Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
    1 PyCharm Software 181 Paid
    2 Komodo IDE Software 167 Free
    3 Eric Python IDE Software 132 Free
    4 Sublime Text Software 118 Paid
    5 Vim Software 113 Free
    6 Spyder Phyton Software 92 Free
    7 Ninja IDE Software 64 Free
    8 Pydev with Eclipse Software 62 Free
    9 Atom Software 1 Free
    10 Spacemacs Software 0 Free
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